Explore the natural beauty of Pacific Palms, a few hours’ drive north of Sydney, at gorgeous beaches and lakes perfect for a range of water activities. Relax on white sandy beaches such as Elizabeth, Blueys and Boomerang, where the Komunity Project Great Lakes Pro surfing event is held.
You’ll find secluded spaces and waters great for kayaking, stand-up paddleboarding and fishing in Wallis and Smiths lakes. Near the southern section of Booti Booti National Park is the Green Cathedral, a splendid outdoor church under a canopy of palms. The Booti Hill Lakeside walking track is a great way to experience the ocean and the lake.
Accommodation options in Pacific Palms range from beachside resorts, retreats and houses to lakeside cottages and camping grounds in national parks. A short drive south is Seal Rocks, a small fishing village, where you’ll find breathtaking views from Sugarloaf Point Lighthouse.
In Wallingat National Park, take the trail to Whoota Whoota lookout for spectacular views of the Great Lakes region. Other delightful walks include Sugar Creek trail and Cabbage Palm loop walking track. Mountain biking is popular too, with the Southern Boundary trail and Tip to Tail trail.